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Positive Quotes about Attainment

Let these Attainment quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment,
full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Related topics: Motivational

Is the system going to flatten you out
and deny you your humanity,
or are you going to be able to make use of the system
to the attainment of human purposes?
- Joseph Campbell

I take it that the good of mankind means the attainment,
by every man, of all the happiness which he can enjoy
without diminishing the happiness of his fellow men.
- Thomas Huxley

I have just joined the Board of the Population Institute
because I am convinced that early stabilization of
the world's population is important for the attainment of this objective.
- Walter Kohn

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Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious
instrument in the attainment of the historic,
universal, aims of humanity.
- Leo Tolstoy

The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace
can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament
must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace.
- Ludwig Quidde

Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
- Miguel de Cervantes

 

Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth,
wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit
and attainment is always security and order.
- Johan Huizinga

The attainment of the economic aims of man presupposes peace.
- Ludwig von Mises

In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters,
it is the things that are met along the way.
- Havelock Ellis

Sinn Fein has the potential and capacity to become
the vehicle for the attainment of republican objectives.
- Gerry Adams

Existence is no more than the precarious attainment
of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past,
present, and future.
- Susan Sontag

If the attainment of peace is the ultimate objective of all statesmen,
it is, at the same time, something very ordinary,
closely tied to the daily life of each individual.
- Eisaku Sato

To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks
of those strong ones who only recognize failure as
one of the pathways to attainment.
- James Allen

It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.
- Arnold Palmer

The attainment of the present status of Thailand has
to depend on the ability or the actions of all the
inhabitants of the country.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej

I fully realize that the new organization is a human
rather than a perfect instrumentality for the attainment of its great objective.
As time goes on it will, I am sure, be improved.
- Cordell Hull

You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly
presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures
of the feast of good things,
and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful
achievement or attainment of the desires.
- Claude M. Bristol

Nothing is so envied as genius, nothing so hopeless
of attainment by labor alone.
Though labor always accompanies the greatest genius,
without the intellectual gift labor alone will do little.
- B. R. Hayden

This system of encouragement proves serviceable as
a preventive of punishment,
the attainment of the tickets being a reward,
the forfeiture of them the reverse; and,
as such, boys seem often more affected by their loss than by coercion.
- Joseph Lancaster

Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion,
in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements:
for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman,
that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist
us in the Attainment of it.
- Mary Astell

We have pledged ourselves, and of this the United Nations
of the world are witness,
to give the fullest opportunity for attainment of self-government
by India as soon as hostilities are over.
I repeat that that is beyond doubt.
- Stafford Cripps

All great people glorify their history and look back
upon their early attainments with a spiritualized vision.
- Kelly Millar

To that movement, consecrated by religious principle,
sustained by an awful sense of justice,
and cheered by the brightest hopes of future good,
all our powers, talents, and attainments are devoted.
- George Ripley

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keep courage. Whatever you do,
do not feel sorry for yourself.
You will win in a great age of opportunity.
- Richard L. Evans

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

There is a great future in front of you,
you can leave your past behind.
- Joel Osteen

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love is the great miracle cure.
Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
- Louise L. Hay

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Know that the essence of life is not
in the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

I welcome change as a great adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A state of expectancy is a great asset;
a state of uncertainty -
one moment thinking "perhaps"
and the next moment thinking "I don't know" -
will never get desired results.
- Ernest Holmes

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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